>>Date: Mon, 12 Apr 2004 18:57:02 -1000 (HST)
>>From: National Foreign Language Resource Center <[log in to unmask]>
>>Subject: Final Call for Proposals: "Cultural Diversity and Language
>> Conference (deadline - April 15)
>>To: undisclosed-recipients: ;
>>X-OriginalArrivalTime: 13 Apr 2004 04:58:35.0271 (UTC)
>>Our apologies for any cross-postings . . .
>> ** FINAL CALL FOR PROPOSALS **
>> (DEADLINE: April 15, 2004)
>> "CULTURAL DIVERSITY AND LANGUAGE EDUCATION"
>> Imin International Conference Center
>> University of Hawai'i at Manoa, Honolulu, HI
>> SEPTEMBER 17-19, 2004
>>* "Language, Literacy, and Culture: Making The Connection"
>> - SONIA NIETO, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
>>* "Transforming Literacy"
>> - GLYNDA A. HULL, University of California, Berkeley
>>* A panel of local Hawaiian experts
>>The conference will focus on theories, policies, and practices associated
>>with cultural and language diversity in educational contexts and will
>>provide a forum for examining a broad range of issues concerned with the
>>potential and challenges of education that builds on diversity. The
>>primary strands for exploring diversity in language education at the
>>- Foreign/Heritage Language Education
>>- Bilingual/Immersion Education
>>- English Language Education
>>- Language Education Planning and Policy
>>- Literacy Education
>>Proposals for presentations related to theory, research, practice, and
>>policy in these strand areas are welcome and can be submitted online.
>>** PRESENTATION CATEGORIES **
>>- Individual papers: 20 minutes for presentation; 10 minutes for
>>- Colloquia: 3 & 1/2 hours - first 3 colloquia papers (20 minutes for
>> presentation and 10 minutes for discussion each); 30-minute
>> break; final 3 colloquia papers (20 minutes for
>> presentation and 10 minutes for discussion each)
>>- Workshops: 3 & 1/2 hours - 3 hour workshop with a 30-minute break in the
>>** ONLINE PROPOSAL SUBMISSION **
>>To submit a proposal online, visit http://nflrc.hawaii.edu/prodev/CDALE/
>>The deadline for proposal submission is APRIL 15, 2004.
>>Abstracts for all proposals are submitted for blind peer review.
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